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PROMOTING ELDER JUSTICE: A CALL FOR REFORM HEARING BEFORE THE U.S. SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE July 23, 2019 Statement of Toby S. Edelman Senior Policy Attorney Center for Medicare Advocacy 1025 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 709 Washington, DC  20036 I am a Senior Policy Attorney in the Washington, D.C. office of the Center for Medicare … Read more

United States Senate Committee on Finance “Not Forgotten: Protecting Americans From Abuse and Neglect in Nursing Homes” March 6, 2019 Statement submitted by: Long Term Care Community Coalition, Center for Medicare Advocacy, National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care, Justice in Aging, California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform, and National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys … Read more

Examining Federal Efforts to Ensure Quality of Care and Resident Safety in Nursing Homes House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Hearing September 6, 2018 Statement of the Center for Medicare Advocacy The Center for Medicare Advocacy thanks the Committee for holding this important hearing on nursing home quality.  Both the Government … Read more

June 11, 2018 Seema Verma Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD  21244 Via Electronic Mail Dear Administrator Verma:  Thank you for the opportunity to meet with you on June 25, 2018 to discuss the Requirements of Participation (RoPs).  In response to your … Read more

Testimony of Judith A. Stein Executive Director, Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc. United States House of Representatives Energy & Commerce, Subcommittee on Health "Keeping the Promise: Allowing Seniors to Keep Their Medicare Advantage Plans If They Like Them" March 13, 2014 I. Introduction Chairman Pitts, Ranking Member Pallone, and distinguished members of the Subcommittee on Health, thank you … Read more

In testimony submitted today to the U.S. House Committee on Ways & Means, California Health Advocates, the Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc. and the Medicare Rights Center urged lawmakers to reject Medicare redesign proposals that burden older adults and people with disabilities with added health care costs. The joint statement pressed policy makers to adopt … Read more